New Teaser Trailer for STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS [Updated with Viral Launch]

     December 17, 2012


A new trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness has gone online.  Unlike the previous teaser, this one is far more melancholy as we hear Pike (Bruce Greenwood) tells Kirk, “There’s greatness in you, but not an ounce of humility.  But there’s going to come a moment when you’re wrong about that.  And you’re going to get yourself, and everyone under your command, killed.”  From there, we see the epic action director J.J. Abrams is going to unleash.  Details on the story are still scarce, but a teaser trailers never give those away.  They’re meant to entice, and this new trailer is even better than the first one.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer.  The film also stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Peter Weller, and Noel ClarkeStar Trek Into Darkness opens in 3D on May 17, 2013. [Update: Hidden in the trailer is the key to launch the film’s viral campaign. More after the jump.]

[Update: Hidden in the trailer at the 1:07 mark, over by the monitors to the right of Cumberbatch, is the url (spotted by MovieViral).  The site is pretty bare bones right now, but if you’re a fan of viral campaigns I suggest you keep your eye on it.  You can sign up at the site to get more updates “when the search begins.”  Happy viraling!]

Click over to Apple to watch the trailer in HD.

Here’s the official synopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness:

In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes “Star Trek Into Darkness.”

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.

With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.


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